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ago. according to the secretary of state's office. 59% of voters in california went to the polls yesterday. in 2008, that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half, or almost 55% of registered voters cast ballots yesterday. >>> the santa clara county registrar said it has almost a quarter million ballots to count. more than 35,000 provisional ballots. >>> stay with the 10:00 news. in 9 minutes, mitt romney's last minute decision after losing the election. plus, a tax hike, statewide. the refund some students will get as a result. and at 10:45 the vote yesterday that could set thousands of inmates free. >>> striking workers at raleys, and knob hill supermarkets rallied for support. they've been on the picket line for four days. workers rallied at this nob hill store in alameda. the workers are against proposed cuts to their health benefits, and also the elimination of people pay on sundays. one worker said he's been with the company for 23 years. >> i believe in this company, and i still believe in it. >> reporter: raley's issued a statement saying in part, it is
education. >> feels like a vote of confidence from the citizens of california and believing in public education. >> reporter: when i talked to the principal two weeks ago it wasn't polling well. today it is a much different feeling. >> this is just -- lifted this huge weight. >> the math was simple, without prop $302 million would have been -- prop 30, $2 million would have been wiped out. >> reporter: they were preparing if the cuts kicked in but not anybody. >> i am filled with emotion. >> reporter: she told me she was able to teach kids kids how elections impacted them. >> i said people decided that they wanted to pay for education. so it will be good for our schools. >> reporter: opponents are disappointed by the results today. a spokesman e-mailed me and said referring to governor jerry brown and his tax measure, he was able to use education to blackmail voters into supporting his tax increase. the voters were duped. but edge cater believe -- educators believe they care about funding public schools. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california state university is se
california on a more solid fiscal footing. >> this takes time and effort but we are on a correct glide path. and the rating agencies gun to put our -- begun to put out their commentary on how california is on a stable path. >> it will raise the sales tax and increase income taxes for people who make $250,000 a year for the next 7 years. >>> the superintendent said today parents and students across the state can breathe a sigh of relief knowing our schools will have the resources for the remainder of the year. >>> californians approved 5-11 ballot measures. the tax measure made the cut, so did prop 35, increases prison sentences and fines for human trafficking convictions. and prop 36, which revises law to impose life sentence only when new felony conviction is serious or violent and the increase on out of state businesses and new state district lines. voters defeated prop 31, and prop 32. a measure to set insurance prices based on a person's history was defeated. they also rejected a second tax measure to raise money for public education. >>> it hasn't happened in 79 years but tonight democ
, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well voter turn out here in california was a lot lower than four years ago. 59% of voters in california passed their ballots this year. back in 2008, the number was over 70% and it was just over half of 70% of registered voters turn out for the election. >>> the protests will mark the one year anniversary of occupied cal which caused clashes between students and campus police. the passage of proposition 30 should be used to lower the situation. >>> the sound of earthquakes have been eliminated and the defending champion came to town last night. the bay beat the quakes final score 3-1 and robby scored 2 goals. the galaxy came onto the western conference finals in salt lake. san jose season is over now and then there is buster posey, the giant's catcher knocked him into the favorite as the most valuable player. yesterday, buster was named a finalist. he is joined by chase headley, and andrew mccutchen. they will announce the new mvp thursday. >> i am thinking buster. >> i hope so, congratulations to him. that is nice. >>> i am keeping an eye on the bart sy
fees at california state universities. rallies being held around the state including san francisco state, san jose state and cal state east bay. the students say proposed new fees by csu trustees will punish students who take longer to graduate. >>> and administrators at city college of san francisco say that the passage of two measure by voters this week will help with the school's financial situation but they are not out of the woods yet. city college benefits financially from the passing of state proposition 30 which prevents further cuts to community colleges and from proposition a, that's a parcel tax to generate revenue for city college. the school has been threatened with looses it's accredit arc tion. >> we are following developing news in the east bay. traffic is heavy near the newest outlet mall. this is a live picture from news chopper 2. this is interstate 580 in livermore. most likely i'm guessing eastbound since that would be the direction from the main -- from the east bay toward the mall. there is an accident at the off ramp right near the outlet, those are the bra
to the region . please warn there could be the first to open in california in more than 10 years and i hope my 13-year-old is not going to see this because she is going to want to go out there. >>> 4:37 let's take a quick look at traffic, good morning, sal. >>> we are doing well around the bay area, a little windy and cold out there, we will address that in just a moment and we will look at the commute on 80 westbound and it looks good as you head out to the mcarthur maze. 880 westbound, no major problems coming into the city and no problems getting onto the bridge and if you are driving on san jose freeways, northbound 885, we are off to a good start, here is mark. >>> temperatures are cooling off, so our weather pattern continues to change, transitioning to a wet weather pattern, you can see some showers and it will be spreading to the south as we move to the early part of the afternoon. temperature and fran 83 and oakland airport has a wind gusts up to 35 this cold weather system will continue to cool things often mainly into the lower 50s and returning to the bay area today we do bring in
before voting. >>> according to the secretary of state, 59% of voters in california cast ballots this year. in 2008, that was -- that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half or almost 55% of registered voters turned out for tuesday's elections. >>> the fight for re-election has given way to a potential shift. ailry son burn -- alison burns has more? >> reporter: tori, for the past few days we've been hearing about officials and president obama saying they want to find new ways to work together. president obama returned to the white house and he had to deal with the fact that it was the worst day on wall street this year. that means that pressure is on him to deal with looming tax increases and massive budget cuts that kick in at the end of this year. both sides are calling for compromise but not saying how they will get there. >> i want everyone to understand he can't push us around. we want to work together. >> after years of punting on the major fiscal challenges that we face, 2013 is gonna be different. >> reporter: president obama has no public events today
in california. everybody gets off to a clean start up to the first turn. there's handlebar bumping, rubbing there, part of racing. >> rubbing is racing. >> right. the 250 cc light blast, things are about to get really out of shape. a couple of turns are wiggley. the big jump coming up, big 90 foot. here it comes. watch what happens. >> he landed on that dude. >> he landed on that girl. that was a female racer just in front of him. she didn't jump up as high as he did. he went to the sky to jump. once he was in the air, he doesn't have much control over where he goes, landed right on top of her. >> and he's on a very heavy motorcycle. of course the weight of his body and the speed, how is this girl? how is she? >> i don't have any reports on injuries of these people. i don't know. i think erybody eventually got out of this okay b r on how seriously. >> he starts screaming, understand, has no control over it. >> chilling to hear him know what's coming, and it's kind of crazy to see the camera knocked on the ground and you see the official come out with the yellow caution flag. >> not before s
already been dated. and that fort would be the oldest building in all of california. >> that is really exciting. sal says it is getting busy at the toll plaza. >>> it is backed up just out of the gate and metering lights are all over the 880 interchange and back to the foot of the mcarthur maze and they are trying to get into san francisco although it is moving well, there are no major problems getting into the city. the morning commute looks good, no trouble if you are trying to get in and we have a look at livermore more -- livermore. we are finding out about an accident which came in on 87 and 80 on san jose. we are trying to find out more information and they have a camera and we'll see if we can find it for you. let's go to mark. >>> we have some clear skies, some fog and clouds will win out as we head to the afternoon hours. the cold air continues to settle into the entire bay area and it is mainly to our north and to our east. current numbers are into the upper 50s and san jose and fairfield is in the upper 40s. winter weather advisory in a few showers, i should say, all the way
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